Lost Ark warns cheaters following ‘major ban wave’ of bots and RMT accounts

Last week was apparently a bad time to be a botting or RMT account in Lost Ark, as Amazon Games whipped out its banhammer...

Lost Ark says it’s reversed false bans even as players report Steam accounts still flagged

Last week, Amazon took one hell of a banhammer to Lost Ark, smashing so many bots that players noticed the drop in concurrency and...

Lapsed yet legitimate Lost Ark players were hit in the game’s latest ban wave

When Lost Ark decided to clean house and sweep away a huge number of bots from the game this past week, it might have...

Lost Ark deploys a giant bot banhammer with a huge impact on concurrency

If you noticed a rather dramatic dip in Lost Ark's active playerbase numbers this week and wondered what happened, first of all, nice catch....

Tower of Fantasy has expelled over 10,000 accounts worldwide for cheating so far

This past week was an extremely busy one for the Tower of Fantasy team, specifically the Hykros Central Control Room, which is a fancy...

300K players got hit by Lost Ark’s promised ‘massive’ ban wave

Players of Lost Ark can't say that they weren't warned: Last week, Amazon Games announced that a "massive" ban wave was coming, and sure...

No, Guild Wars 2 is not banning people using ArcDPS

Since the beginning of October, there's been a growing hum in the Guild Wars 2 community over the incoming build and equipment swapping template...

Dota 2 issues decades-long bans against bad actors and account violators

As I understand it, most MOBAs are unfriendly places, especially the larger ones like Dota 2. In an announcement made by Valve in a...

Ubisoft cracks down on chat griefers with Rainbow Six banwave

File this one under are you even kidding me right now: A whole bunch of griefers just got banned from Rainbow Six Siege for...
Was there a guy? I thought there was a guy.

World of Warcraft backpedals on recent banwave

Blizzard has announced that it's rolling back its recent wave of suspensions for World of Warcraft accounts found to be operating third-party software "that...

The Black Desert Shadow Arena banwave and backtrack is an absolute clusterfudge

For the last week we've been covering the hacking wave in Black Desert, as cheaters swarmed the Shadow Arena battle royale mode with trial...
This is very rewarding.

MapleStory 2 tweaks Chaos Raid weapon triggers and bans a ‘huge’ number of bots

MapleStory 2 isn't resting on its laurels since its big launch last month - Nexon is continuing work tweaking the game to suit the...

PUBG has banned 13M cheaters since 2017, rolls out new anti-cheat systems

You know what I'm really, really tired of? Freakin' cheaters. They aren't just cheating at the game itself; they are robbing all of us...
Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies.

Black Desert has banned another batch of almost 600 speedhackers and botters

Good thing Black Desert kept that banhammer from the Hystria bans handy because it needed it again this week - in fact, it looks...

SMITE says it’s banned or suspended 20,000 toxic players in season five alone

Toxic players, beware: Hi-Rez may not be talking to its Hand of the Gods players, but it's cracking way down on SMITE miscreants. The...

Black Desert banned 647 cheaters over the last month, mostly fish botters, which is a thing

Thinking about cheating in Black Desert? Probably not; cheaters are hiding out in the bowels of the internet trading hacks with the other script...